The Moveable Feast: To Hell and Back, by Evan F. Mallett, July 19, 1995

"The fact is, East Coast Grill has taken barbecue to a scientific level — without giving up the soul that makes soul food so soulful… ”

Spicy Foods Struggle to Get a Little Respect, by John Willoughby and Chris Schlesinger, May 6, 1998

"So, as millions of Americans continue to develop an appreciation for the flavor dynamics of highly spiced food, why not do away with those outmoded notions of culinary superiority and just admit it: people eat spicy food because it tastes great. Then we can all enjoy a lot more wonderful dishes."